Reflecting on your CPD

Reflecting on your CPD

All social workers registered with Social Work England are required to maintain and evidence their CPD before the annual renewal deadline in November each year.

From  1st December 2021 the following changes have been made about meeting the CPD requirements:

To meet the CPD requirements, you must record:

  • a minimum of 2 pieces of CPD, including
  • at least one piece of CPD with a peer reflection.

This event aims to :
Provide a reflective space for you to reflect on your CPD. The session will enable you to

  • Discuss what you have learnt from completing CPD, using one of your own examples
  • the positive impact the CPD activity has had (or will have) on your role, practice and the people you work with

Attending this event will not only support you in meeting the requirements for peer reflection, but will also count as 1 of the 2 pieces of CPD you are required to undertake

Who can attend ?
All registered Social Workers

Facilitator : Carol Stewart

Carol is Director of Chinara Enterprises ltd, and a registered social worker of over 25 years. She has been running these events for a number of years and supporting social workers in meeting the CPD requirements for the social work regulator.

Reflecting on your CPD

Reflecting on your CPD

All social workers registered with Social Work England are required to maintain and evidence their CPD before the annual renewal deadline in November each year.

From  1st December 2021 the following changes have been made about meeting the CPD requirements:

To meet the CPD requirements, you must record:

  • a minimum of 2 pieces of CPD, including
  • at least one piece of CPD with a peer reflection.

This event aims to :
Provide a reflective space for you to reflect on your CPD. The session will enable you to

  • Discuss what you have learnt from completing CPD, using one of your own examples
  • the positive impact the CPD activity has had (or will have) on your role, practice and the people you work with

Attending this event will not only support you in meeting the requirements for peer reflection, but will also count as 1 of the 2 pieces of CPD you are required to undertake

Who can attend ?
All registered Social Workers

Facilitator : Carol Stewart

Carol is Director of Chinara Enterprises ltd, and a registered social worker of over 25 years. She has been running these events for a number of years and supporting social workers in meeting the CPD requirements for the social work regulator.

Reflecting on your CPD

Reflecting on your CPD

All social workers registered with Social Work England are required to maintain and evidence their CPD before the annual renewal deadline in November each year.

From  1st December 2021 the following changes have been made about meeting the CPD requirements:

To meet the CPD requirements, you must record:

  • a minimum of 2 pieces of CPD, including
  • at least one piece of CPD with a peer reflection.

This event aims to :
Provide a reflective space for you to reflect on your CPD. The session will enable you to

  • Discuss what you have learnt from completing CPD, using one of your own examples
  • the positive impact the CPD activity has had (or will have) on your role, practice and the people you work with

Attending this event will not only support you in meeting the requirements for peer reflection, but will also count as 1 of the 2 pieces of CPD you are required to undertake

Who can attend ?
All registered Social Workers

Facilitator : Carol Stewart

Carol is Director of Chinara Enterprises ltd, and a registered social worker of over 25 years. She has been running these events for a number of years and supporting social workers in meeting the CPD requirements for the social work regulator.

CPD Masterclass for social workers

CPD Masterclass for social workers

All social workers registered with Social Work England are required to maintain and evidence their CPD before the annual renewal deadline in November each year.

This event aims to :
To talk through the CPD requirements for Social Work England and use group work to demonstrate how to meet the requirements and record your CPD online
To work through examples on how to meet the requirements

 Who can attend ?
All registered Social Workers

Facilitator : Carol Stewart

Carol is Director of Chinara Enterprises ltd, and a registered social worker of over 25 years. She has been running these events for a number of years and supporting social workers in meeting the CPD requirements for the social work regulator.

Time for a Spring clean, with a fresh start !

Time for a Spring clean, with a fresh start !

Spring is here and we are slowly coming out of lockdown !

A lot of people use this time of year to do a bit of a spring clean, I often wander where the term “spring clean” originates from.

On Wikipedia, they state that some researchers trace the origins of spring cleaning to the Persian new year, which falls on the first day of spring. This practice still continues today, with the house being thoroughly cleaned just before the new year.

The spring for some  also is a time of new beginnings. maybe a new job, new home, refurbished home.

Over the past year I have spoken with many social workers who feel stuck in terms of their career, and not sure what direction they want to travel. Some end up doing a job because that they don’t really enjoy, and then find themselves stuck and not sure how to get the job they really want and enjoy.

I have used what I call a personal life map, and mapped out all the things that I have done both as a career and voluntary work, and reflected on where my journey has taken me.  I have always found a common thread, of something that is always a feature in my life, this may be in my paid work or voluntary work.

I used that life map to help inform what I am doing now for my career, which is about developing people.

Spring is a good time for you to think about your own personal and professional goals.

Our personal development plan template in our useful resources, may assist you in personal goal setting, and making sure you keep on  track. If you are a member you can access these resources for free.

We also have some great CPD events taking place this month, which will assist you further.

Are you feeling stuck?

Why not book a session with one of our coaching team, to help you explore your goals.

Are you maintaining the CPD requirements for Social Work England?

To help you continue to meet the requirements of Social Work England, we have some great events taking place, in addition to useful tools and resources.

We have a briefing on the Liberty Protection Safeguards, with one of the UK leading lawyers on the new legislation.  Tim Spencer Lane has been involved in the implementation of the new legislation and the guidance.

This is an amazing opportunity to engage with one of the UK’s leading experts.

As a member you get a discount on all of our events.

To access the discounted rate, you will need to be logged in and enter your email.

If you are not a member and would like to join, then sign up on the membership page.

I am hosting another CPD masterclass on how to meet the CPD requirements for Social Work England, taking place on Tuesday 4th May. This event is free to members, just log in using your email and enter your access code. Non members can access this event for £10 + VAT

Click on the latest events section of the website to see details of all the up coming  events and to book your place.